Turkish Military Kills 34 IS Fighters in Syria
The Turkish military killed 34 Islamic State soldiers in Syria Sunday after launching artillery and drone strikes from the Incirlik air base in southern Turkey, the Turkish military said in a statement.
State-run media in Turkey report the strikes took out several rocket launcher and gun positions.
The Turkish shelling took place after rockets were fired from Syria at the Turkish city of Kilis along the northern Syria border Sunday. The rocket attack wounded eight people.
In a separate incident Sunday, a car bomb was detonated in front of a police station in Gaziantep, another Turkish city near the Syrian border. Two policemen were killed and 22 others were wounded in that attack.
No one has yet claimed responsibility for the police station attack, though jihadists are believed to have carried out two similar attacks in Istanbul earlier this year.